Total loan: $22,950


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Kitende, Central Region, Uganda / Services

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A loan helped to provide clean drinking water access and employment in Kitende, Uganda.

Walter's story

With the help of the previous loan, Walter was able to grow his Najjanakumbi market at a rapid speed to the point that he qualified to get a second Franchise. Walter managed to pay for a second Franchise in Kitende, Uganda. This loan will fund all the necessary costs to get Walter's franchise up and running, including storefront build-out, staff training, support overhead and sourcing including shipping and installation of his Jibu water filtration unit. Jibu is a social enterprise pioneering a powerful new model that capitalizes and equips entrepreneurs in emerging market communities to own businesses that ensure access to basic human necessities, with water as an anchor product. The company’s vision is to train, finance and grow a network of co-invested business owners like Walter, who will revolutionize the way critical resources are leveraged to develop essential infrastructure in emerging markets.